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This site will help collect and show the temperatures of Apple Macintosh computers using the new processors by Intel. All new computers that haven't faced the trail of time will have problems and issues that can make users mad and furious. As with the new MacBook Pro machines where were, and still are, problems with heat dissipation. After scouting forums and help sites for information about what temperatures I can expect on a new MacBook, but that turned out to be harder and more scattered than I first imagined. That's the main motive behind this site and it didn't take too long to setup as I had the base code handy from another site. -

Machine profile

Profile details:
Added by: John, 2015-06-29
Introduction date: Mid-2012 model (2012-06-11)
SKU/order number: MC976LL/A
Base model: Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch Retina Core i7 2.6 GHz
Serial number: 877GJXXXXXXX
Manufacturing info: Assembled: April, 2011, Week 15
Factory code: 87
Whine issue / Moo issue: No / Unknown

System spesifications:
CPU frequency: 2.60 GHz
Memory: 8 GB
Storage drive: Upgraded 512 GB 5400 RPM
OS version: Mac OS X 10.8
Boot ROM version: N/A
SMC system version: N/A

Ambient/room temperature: 20 °C

Recorded temperatures on stock cooling:
Idle (<5%) temperature: 85 °C
Load (100%) temperature: 90 °C
Drive temperature: 37 °C

This bad boy heats up a ton and is twice as loud as my new 1000 dollar PC build and a quarter as fast. Don't ever buy a Macbook please.
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